Renault Latitude

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Renault Latitude
Renault Latitude Initiale dCi 175 FAP Automatik – Frontansicht, 25. Februar 2012, Düsseldorf.jpg
Overview
Also called Renault Samsung SM5
Renault Safrane[1]
Production 2010–present
Assembly Busan, Korea (Renault Samsung)[2]
Moscow, Russia
Body and chassis
Class Executive car
Body style 4-door sedan
Platform Renault/Nissan D platform
Related Renault Laguna III
Nissan Altima (L32)
Nissan Teana (J32)
Nissan Maxima (A35)
Powertrain
Engine petrol
2.0 16v I4
2.5 24v V6
3.5 24v V6
diesel
2.0 dCi I4
3.0 dCi V6
Transmission 6-speed manual
6-speed automatic
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,760 mm (108.7 in)
Length 4,897 mm (192.8 in)
Width 1,832 mm (72.1 in)
Height 1,483 mm (58.4 in)
Curb weight 1,602–1,655 kg (3,531.8–3,648.7 lb)
Chronology
Predecessor Renault Vel Satis
Renault Laguna (Australia)

The Renault Latitude is a luxury executive car produced by the French automaker Renault, and announced in June 2010. It debuted at the Moscow International Motor Show, at the end of August 2010.[3]

Design[edit]

The Latitude is a sedan, based on the Renault/Nissan D platform, and already developed as the third generation (L43) Renault Samsung SM5.[4]

Rear view
A TransCab owned Renault Latitude taxi in Singapore.

Marketing[edit]

The Latitude is the successor to the Renault Vel Satis, which went out of production in 2009. Sales of Renault Latitude began in Asia, Australia and Eastern Europe in autumn 2010. In Mexico, it was launched during the first quarter of 2011 as the Renault Safrane.[5]

The European version of the Latitude, with full details of the model's equipment lists and engines ranges, was shown at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, and sales in Western Europe began in early 2011.[6]

Renault Latitude 2.0 dci version is used as taxicab in Singapore.

Engines[edit]

Petrol
Model Engine Power@rpm Torque@rpm 0–62 mph (0–100 km/h) Top speed Economy CO2 Note
2.0 16v 1,997 cc (122 cu in) DOHC I4 140PS@6000 194Nm@3750 10.7 sec 121 mph (195 km/h) 29.7 mpg-imp (10 L/100 km) 181 g/km
2.5 24v 2,496 cc (152 cu in) DOHC V6 180PS@6000 235Nm@4400 9.3 sec 129 mph (208 km/h) 29.1 mpg-imp (10 L/100 km) 230 g/km
3.5 24v 3,498 cc (213 cu in) DOHC V6 240PS@6000 330Nm@4200 6.4 sec 155 mph (249 km/h) 30.7 mpg-imp (9 L/100 km) 250 g/km
Diesel
Model Engine Power@rpm Torque@rpm 0–62 mph (0–100 km/h) Top speed Economy CO2 Note
2.0 dCi 1,995 cc (122 cu in) DOHC I4 150PS@4000 340Nm@2000 10.3 sec 129 mph (208 km/h) 53.3 mpg-imp (5 L/100 km) 140 g/km eco2
175PS@3750 360Nm@2000 9.9 sec 127 mph (204 km/h) 43.5 mpg-imp (6 L/100 km) 170 g/km
3.0 dCi 2,993 cc (183 cu in) DOHC V6 240PS@3750 450Nm@1500 7.6 sec 146 mph (235 km/h) 39.2 mpg-imp (7 L/100 km) 188 g/km

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Renault Latitude also called Safrane in Mexico". Renault.com.mx. 2009-11-03. Retrieved 2011-09-07. 
  2. ^ "Renault Samsung Motors in figures". Renault.com. 2009-12-31. Retrieved 2011-01-09. 
  3. ^ "Renault Latitude at netcarshow com". Netcarshow.com. Retrieved 2011-01-09. 
  4. ^ Skentzos, George (2010-06-08). "Renault Latitude test mule spied after unveiling at caradvice com au". Caradvice.com.au. Retrieved 2011-01-09. 
  5. ^ "2011 Renault Latitude Unveiled at autoevolution com". Autoevolution.com. Retrieved 2011-01-09. 
  6. ^ "2011 Renault Latitude revealed at worldcarfans com". Worldcarfans.com. Retrieved 2011-01-09. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Renault Latitude at Wikimedia Commons